- Bachelor of Arts, English, The University of Utah
- Master of Arts in Teaching, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, School for International Training
Taunya is a Salt Lake City native who is passionate about education in the Humanities. She has taught English in Morocco, served as teacher trainer in the Philippines for the U.S. Peace Corps and guided educational tours throughout Italy. She firmly believes the world is the greatest classroom of all. She received her M.A.T. from the School for International Training and her B.A. in English from The University of Utah. Taunya has more than 15 years professional experience in teaching, training, writing/editing, public relations and program development. When she is not at the U, she enjoys playing in Utah’s mountains and deserts.